This article is compiled from Sedalia Police Department reports:

On Tuesday just after 7 p.m, Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop near Main and Industrial Drive for a license violation. A computer check revealed that the driver, 26-year-old Cody Wade Hayworth of Sedalia, was wanted on three Pettis County warrants. Hayworth was arrested on a total bond amount of $6,650.


 

Sedalia Police took a theft report on Tuesday afternoon from Raymond S. Nold, who reported that he set his phone down while looking at soap at Menard's, 4400 Wisconsin, around 4 p.m., and forgot to pick it back up. When he returned later, it was gone.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop near 7th and Ohio at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday for a license violation. A computer check revealed that 35-year-old Robert Paddon Bower of Sedalia was driving while revoked. He was also found to be in possession of marijuana. Bower was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on Tuesday night at 10:34 p.m. at 9th and Prospect on a vehicle with expired registration. A computer check revealed that the driver, 26-year-old Schyler A. Ray, of Sedalia, was wanted on two warrants with a total bond amount of $350. Ray was taken into custody and transported to the Petttis County Jail.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop at 7:37 p.m. Tuesday at 3rd and Massachusetts on a red Ford SUV with an expired license. In addition, the vehicle also had a brake light out and a license plate light out. The driver, 30-year-old Levi G. Markes of Houstonia, was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Markes was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on Tuesday night around 11:30 p.m. at 18th and Missouri on a vehicle that disobeyed a stop sign. A computer check revealed that the driver, 34-year-old Alla V. Mischchuk of Sedalia, was driving while suspended. Mischchuk was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released.


 

On Monday night at 11:20 p.m., Sedalia Police observed a black Toyota eastbound on Broadway that swerved and crossed the dividing lines on both sides of the lane it was traveling in, according to a report. A traffic stop was conducted at Broadway and Marshall. A computer check revealed that the driver, 34-year-old Alla V. Mischchuk of Sedalia, was driving while suspended. Mischchuk was taken into custody, and transported to the Pettis County Jail, where she was booked and released.


 

On Monday just after 5:30 p.m., Sedalia Police responded to the 900 block of East 16th for a report of child abuse. A female suspect, 37-year-old Ruthanna P. Hardwick of Sedalia, was taken into custody and transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold. She was charged with 1st degree endangering the welfare of a child, abuse or neglect of a child and 2nd degree property damage.


 

Sedalia Police took a theft report from a couple in the police station lobby on Tuesday afternoon. According to the report, a known suspect stole two of their guns and pawned them at a pawn shop. It was determined that the matter was a civil issue.


 

On Tuesday just after 1 p.m., Sedalia Police were on a civil standby in the 300 block of W. 5th. A male suspect was found to have an active Boone County warrant. 28-year-old Anthony T. Tate of Columbia was arrested and taken to the Pettis County Jail. Bond amount was $1,000.


 

On Monday afternoon, Sedalia Police took an identity theft report from a Sedalia woman who said that she received a letter from a loan company stating that she owed a balance and would incur a late fee if not paid. The woman said she did not take out the loan.


 

Lisa Marie Walker reported a hit-and-run accident to Sedalia Police on Monday in the 3200 block of West Broadway. The woman said she was sideswiped by another vehicle while driving west on Broadway near Thompson Boulevard. The other vehicle continued west and never stopped, she said.


 

On Tuesday, Sedalia Police received a report from an out-of-state agency, alleging that a victim in their jurisdiction used her personal information to make purchases at the Sedalia WalMart, 3201 W. Broadway. An investigation is ongoing.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on Tuesday at 10:18 a.m. on a white Dodge van at 701 East Broadway. The van was bearing an Arkansas plate that was not on file. Shortly thereafter, updated information was received that showed the plate was expired. A traffic stop took place at Broadway and Hancock. A computer check revealed that the driver, 30-year-old Steven D. Alverson of Sedalia, was driving while suspended. Alverson was taken to the Pettis County Jail, where he was booked and released with a Municipal court date of Feb. 22.


 

Sedalia Police conducted a traffic stop on a silver Nissan Altima for speeding, near 12th and Broadway on Tuesday. A computer check revealed that the driver, 36-year-old Kaylon D. Williams of Sedalia, was driving while suspended. Williams now has a court date of Feb. 22.